Moon Point

AreaWestern Cascades
(Willamette National Forest)
Best time to visitMid-July
Blooming NowNo
Elevation5100-5138 feet
Trail Info1.1 mile one-way, app. 100 feet elevation change
 PLANT LIST AVAILABLE
 WILDFLOWER SEARCH
DogsAllowed

NOTE: The blue marker indicates the trailhead.

Description

Moon Point is a unique area known for its botanical variety and habitat diversity. The trail crosses wet and dry meadows, rocky cliffs, and passes beneath high-elevation conifers. In addition to the wildflowers, the views from Moon Point are fantastic.

Directions

Proceed 2 miles east from Oakridge on Highway 58 to Kitson Springs Road. Turn right and proceed for 0.5 mile, then turn right on Road 21. Continue for 18 miles to the junction with Road 2129. (If you come to Secret Campground, you have gone too far.) Turn left on Road 2129 and continue approximately 9 miles to the trailhead on the right.

Trip Reports

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07/03/2011Greg Lief

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The view from Moon Point (by Cheryl Hill)


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